Category: Extra Point (Fall)

Graduation losses leaves CHS football in rebuilding mode
Graduation losses leaves CHS football in rebuilding mode

Graduation losses leaves CHS football in rebuilding mode

CHSfootball204 A young Centre football team has a tough row to hoe this year after the loss of several key seniors to graduation. ?We?re going to be kind of young this year,? said coach Kelly Steiner. ?We graduated a good class and they will have to be replaced.? Fortunately, the Cougars have some newcomers who might give them the boost […]

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Rule 52: Keep it positive, sports fans

?Win with character and lose with dignity,? summarizes the definition of sportsmanship outlined in Rule 52 of the Kansas State High School Activities Association. During a recent assembly, Robert Rempel, Hillsboro High School activities director, talked about Rule 52 and what it means to everyone attending sporting events or other activities. ?Some people question why they could say something negative […]

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Lone senior to lead Eagle cross-country
Lone senior to lead Eagle cross-country

Lone senior to lead Eagle cross-country

CGXCountryPreview097 The Canton-Galva cross country team is depending on senior Justin Hiller and returning junior Eli Janzen to set the pace this season. ?They?ve both been working hard all summer,? coach Lyle Silsby said. ?Eli?s coming off a pretty strong year. I?m hoping he can improve some more this year.? Silsby said Hiller?s junior year was plagued by injuries, but […]

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New coach looks to seniors
New coach looks to seniors

New coach looks to seniors

CGVolleyballPreview093 With a new coach in tow, the Canton-Galva volleyball team will look to their experienced players to make things happen in the upcoming season. ?The biggest thing for us is, we have five seniors who have played quite a bit of volleyball on the varsity level, and that?s one thing that we?re really looking to carry us a little […]

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CGHS vets basis for cohesive outlook
CGHS vets basis for cohesive outlook

CGHS vets basis for cohesive outlook

CGFootballPreview101 The Canton-Galva football team is banking on its returning players to give the team cohesiveness, which will translate to wins on the field. Coach Darrin Fisher said what has been a weakness in the past?lack of camaraderie?could be a strength this year. ?This year we have a lot of that,? he said. ?We have a lot of seniors who?ve […]

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GHS runners young, but tested
GHS runners young, but tested

GHS runners young, but tested

GHSCrossCountry2225 The Goessel cross-country team may be a young team this fall, but they return experience that will help them in the long run. ?With only one senior boy and one senior girl, we are a very young team,? said coach Derrick Birdsell. ?However, we return five letter-winners from last year?s boys? team, so the possibility for growth is tremendous.? […]

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Bluebirds eye return to state
Bluebirds eye return to state

Bluebirds eye return to state

GHSVolleyball2232 The Goessel Bluebird volleyball team hopes to build on last year?s success as Class 1A Division 1 sub-state champions behind seventh-year coach Crysta Guhr. Last year the team posted a 26-14 season record. ?The Bluebirds will defend their Wheat State League title this season with a large group of experienced upperclassmen,? Guhr said. The Bluebirds return five seniors: defensive […]

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Hometown coach looks to launch Bluebirds? flight
Hometown coach looks to launch Bluebirds? flight

Hometown coach looks to launch Bluebirds? flight

GHSFootball2238 The Goessel football team is hoping for a fresh start this season with first-year coach Tyler Schroeder, who returns to his hometown after playing football at Bethel College. Goessel is looking to improve on a 3-6 finish last season, banking on experience and new ideas to make them a threat in the Wheat State League. ?This season we return […]

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New coach, Jordan Hett will lead MHS cross-country team
New coach, Jordan Hett will lead MHS cross-country team

New coach, Jordan Hett will lead MHS cross-country team

MHScrosscountry10 The Marion cross-country team is hoping a new coach means new fire for their state competition aspirations. Rebecca Hofer, who teaches fourth grade at Marion elementary, will begin her first season coaching cross country. But this is not her first experience with running. ?I was the assistant coach under Bethany Carlson during the 2008 and 2009 seasons,? Hofer said. […]

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Veterans key for MHS success
Veterans key for MHS success

Veterans key for MHS success

MHSVolleyball017 The Marion volleyball team will look to experience for the winning edge this season. Despite losing setter Chassidy Carlson and outside hitter Raelene Allen to graduation last May, the Warriors have five returning starters from last year?s season, including senior outside hitter Whitney Gordon and middle hitter Briana Hall. Gordon was named to the first team in the Heart […]

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